So, you’ve got some ideas now, but how do you actually start your poem? Every poem needs a “doorway” to get it going. Sometimes the doorway into a poem is a physical object. Other times, it’s a descriptive phrase. And sometimes—the best times—the way in takes us by surprise. In this mini-lesson, Naomi guides us through a visualization exercise to get you to your doorway.  At the end of this mini-lesson you’ll have the direction you need to start writing.

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